The Silent Patient (by Alex Michaelides)

The Silent Patient
The Silent Patient


ISBN: 9781250301703Number of Pages: 368
Publisher: Celadon BooksBook Title: The Silent Patient
Publication Year: 2021Target Audience: Trade
Author: Alex MichaelidesReading Age: 18+


The Silent Patient is wiritten by Alex Michaelides, who combines Agatha Christie’s reasoning with excellent psychological knowledge to complete a unique work in the field of reasoning. More than 102 versions have been published worldwide, occupying the bestseller list of the New York Times for 392 days, and it is a suspense bestseller.

Summary of the Book

Alicia Berenson was 33 when she killed her husband.She shot her husband Gabriel five times in the face and never said a word again. She was taken in by the psychiatric clinic and became a notorious “silent patient”. The only thing left to the outside world was a weird self portrait.

Theo Faber is a psychotherapist who was attracted by her story and hoped to help her out of the dead end of silence through psychotherapy. He is decided to get her to talk and unravel the mystery of why she shot her husband takes him down a twisting path into his own motivations—a search for the truth that threatens to consume him.

Work evaluation

  • Occupy the New York Times bestseller list for 392 days!
  • Since its publication for 1 year, it has issued 102 versions, which are sold well in 45 countries, and the worldwide sales volume has exceeded 3 million copies!
  • 2019 Amazon’s annual books and suspense masterpieces;
  • 2019 Publisher’s Weekly’s annual suspense masterpiece;
  • In 2019, Goodreads readers voted for outstanding works of the year, and 120000 book reviews were recommended crazily!

About the Author

Alex Michaelides is a millions of best-selling writers and screenwriters. His father is Greek Cypriot and his mother is British. He has a master’s degree in English literature from Cambridge University and a master’s degree in screenwriting from the American Film Academy.

In 2019, Alex published his first novel The Silent Patient, which instantly triggered the long silent European and American suspense and reasoning circles.

Agatha Christie is Alex’s idol. When he was 12 years old, he read And Then There Were None. Since then, he has read all Christie’s novels like obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Greek mythology is Alex’s eternal inspiration. The fate entanglement in Greek mythology, as well as its corresponding psychological theory, deeply attracted him and led him to inject the deep core of Greek mythology into his novels.

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Table of Contents

Chapter Summaries

  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5

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